Avoid The Burn

Any fertilizer may burn the turf if applied improperly. Fast release nitrogen is more likely to burn than slow release forms. – Ohio State University

50 Shades of Green

The winter color of turf fertilized only during the spring and summer is decidedly inferior to that of grass which receives fertilizer during the previous fall. – Ohio State University

Fore!

An average grass putting green contains 72 million individual root shoots. – stma.org

Turf Power

80 million people in the U.S. play sports on a turf surface and over 42,000 people in Ohio alone are employed by turf companies. – stma.org

Time It Right

Fertilizations should be made at eight to ten week intervals throughout the growing season. – Ohio State University

Keep The Clippings

When grass clippings are removed from a lawn, a third more nitrogen fertilizer is necessary to maintain the same color and density as areas where clippings were returned. – Ohio State University

Get Green

As increasing levels of atmospheric CO2 perpetuate the greenhouse effect (global warming), healthy grass serves as an important source of carbon storage. – stma.org